Fendt – A brand of the AGCO Corporation.

Our long-standing tradition and passion for agriculture make Fendt a strong brand. The Fendt brand has been part of the US global player since 1997.

Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit.
Let’s work together to bring a positive change to agriculture and help us develop innovative technologies that will support us in mastering new challenges such as the world’s growing population in the coming years.
Help us shape the agriculture of tomorrow and become part of our team.

For our Purchasing Team at our Bavarian location Marktoberdorf we are looking for a

Global Tooling Manager (m/f/d)
(Ref. 91740)

At Fendt, you will work for the premium supplier and innovation leader in the agricultural industry.
In Purchasing, we pride ourselves on our pivotal role between all divisions of the company. Our cross-departmental and cross-functional cooperation extends to all Fendt plants and includes the globally-operating AGCO Corporation.
We coordinate future technologies with international suppliers in line with our Forward Sourcing Strategy and shape sustainable relationships along the supply chains.
We were awarded the BME Innovation Prize 2020 for our cross-functional value network. Look forward to exciting work, a high level of personal responsibility and genuine team spirit.

The position provides cross-functional support to internal stakeholders during the sourcing and product development process, helping to drive the global purchasing strategy and creating value for internal and external customers through detailed tooling manufacturing process cost knowledge.
The incumbent reports to Director Supplier Cost and Tooling Engineering and delivers strategic, tactical and operational support for the Purchasing, Engineering, Finance and Manufacturing organization.
The incumbent manages tooling projects, prioritizes strategic and tactical initiatives to embed robust procurement processes, driving cost savings and delivering sound metrics.
The position requires advanced understanding of the manufacturing industry to be able to operate effectively on a global level across functions, regions and brands.
The Global Tooling Manager has a direct impact to the business in capital expenses cost reduction, purchasing negotiations and product development.

What You Will Do
Create detailed analysis of tools, evaluate cost breakdowns and provide value-engineering support to product development and sourcing process

Realize cost avoidance and savings for vendor and in-house tools within new development, resourcing projects and tool renewals by providing negotiation support to global purchasing commodity teams

Act as a subject matter expert in regards of global tooling risk management and help to develop tooling sourcing strategies for AGCO and its suppliers

Define, implement, and maintain standardized cost calculation systems, tools and instruments for tool costing engineering on a global perspective

Verify vendor tooling/capital equipment to ensure it is suitable for AGCO’s needs and requirements
What You Will Bring
University degree in Engineering (Bachelor/Master) or technical hands-on journeyman background in tool making

Ideally over 5 years of work experience in a tool manufacturing/design/engineer-related role

Mastery of tooling manufacturing process knowledge in at least one tool technology, preferably foundry tooling

Fluent German and English

A Plus If You Have
Basic understanding of the business environment from the aspects of purchasing, engineering, quality and manufacturing

Proven track record of cross-functional project management

Good communication and experience in commercial negotiation
Who You Are
Team worker

Problem solver

What We Offer

We welcome you to our appreciative, open corporate culture – with a great team spirit and good work atmosphere.
We offer attractive, fair remuneration, with additional insurance and pension schemes. We attach great importance to supporting you in your individual work-life balance – your health is important to us.
As part of our Corporate Health Management, you will benefit from intensive company medical care, advice on social matters, numerous sports programs, and much more.
Your ideas and your personal and professional development are important to us. We look forward to developing your full potential together with you and shaping the future of sustainable agriculture.

Convinced? Then please apply online via our careers page with your application documents, including salary expectations.


Johann-Georg-Fendt-Straße 4 I D-87616 Marktoberdorf/Allgäu
Telefon: +49 8342 77-0 | www.agcocorp.com

Fendt.® A worldwide Brand of the AGCO Corporation.